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Javier Cabrera-Perez, MD, Allergy & Immunology, Boston, MA, Brigham and Women's Hospital


Allergy & Immunology Boston, MA

Asthma & Allergic Conditions, Pediatric Asthma & Allergic Conditions, Clinical & Laboratory Immunology

Pediatrician-Scientist, PhD in Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology, Allergy/Immunology Fellow

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  • Javier ("Javi") was born in Ciego de Avila Cuba, and emigrated to the United States in 1999 when his little brother Jorge needed a bone marrow transplant. His brother, unfortunately, did not survive, but Javi went on to pursue his dream of building a future for immunocompromised kids like Jorge. He is passionate about both the art and science of medicine, poetry, photography, and the immune system's potential to change the way we approach infection, allergy and autoimmunity.

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalFellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 2021 - 2024
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, Pediatrics, 2018 - 2021
  • Texas Childrens HospitalInternship, Pediatrics, 2018 - 2019
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaClass of 2018, M.D., Ph.D., Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology
  • Columbia UniversityBS, Biomedical Engineering, 2003 - 2007

Publications & Presentations


Research History

  • Integrated Research Pathway ResidentBaylor College of Medicine Subject: Epigenetic control of interferon gamma in CD4 T cell responses to chronic mycobacterial infection2020 - 2021
  • Graduate StudentUniversity of Minnesota Subject: Immunity to infections following sepsis.2012 - 2015
  • Post-Baccalaureate IRTA FellowNational Institutes of Health Subject: Gene therapy to restore function in autoimmune gland diseases.2007 - 2010
  • Research TechnicianWeill-Cornell Medical College Subject: Ion channel location and function in central nervous system.2007 - 2007
  • Undergraduate FellowMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Subject: Immunotherapy strategies during/after bone marrow transplantation.2005 - 2007
  • Research InternMinneapolis Heart Institute summer intern. Subject: Sudden cardiac death in young athletes.2005 - 2005
  • Undergraduate AssistantColumbia University in the City of New York. Subject: Mechanisms of mast cell infiltration during hypoxic/ischemic encephalopathy.2003 - 2005
  • High School StudentSubject: Chaos Theory University of St Thomas, Minneapolis MN *Presenter in 2002 INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair, Cleveland, OH2002 - 2003

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